J.E.D.I. Symposium: Justice and Equity in the Built Environment

Join us on September 15th for this engaging full day program!

Created with the goal of increasing firm leaders' and associates' awareness and understanding of Justice and Equity in the built environment, this is a CAN'T MISS event!

The history of slave trade,
including the influence it continues to have on working conditions,
forced labor, and materials

The important role of diversity and resiliency in project work

Understanding how making assumptions can lead to barriers in your life, as well as how managing these assumptions can positively influence your work, life, and mind


Keynote presentation by Rohan Freeman, PE, LC (Freeman Companies, LLC and 7 Summits Construction)

Panel discussion moderated by Natasha Espada, AIA (Studio Eneé) and made up of key professionals who have made incredible strides for change in architectural justice and equity:

  • Sharon Prince (Grace Farms Foundation)
  • Phil Bernstein, FAIA (Yale University)
  • Edgar Alvarado (Yale University)

Interactive activity moderated by Ellen Feldman Ornato (Bolder Company) that will explore unconscious bias and the importance of self-awareness in diverse settings

Deadline to register is September 7th.